A Global Voices piece: “omical Unintended Consequences of Turkish President Erdogan’s State Visit to Serbia…

Screenshot of satirical “news” entitled ““In honour of Erdoğan’s visit, 17 journalists were arrested today” by Njuz.net, a Serbian website similar to Onion.com.

New York Times – Patrick Kingsley – Oct 14, 2:00 AM

The conversations caught on wiretaps planted by the Turkish police are alleged to show a conspiracy to help Iran skirt American sanctions by trading gold for gas. The recordings also suggest that the plotters aimed to please one man: Recep Tayyip


Eight human rights defenders, among them Amnesty International’s Turkey director İdil Eser, were detained on 5 July while attending a workshop at Büyükada island in Turkey. They were there with two international trainers from

New York Times – The Editorial Board – Oct 13, 6:39 PM

Turkey has been a vital ally of the United States since World War II. It fields NATO’s second-largest army, after America’s, and anchors the alliance’s eastern flank. It hosts military bases that are central to American operations in the Middle

Why a New York Court Case Has Rattled Turkey’s President

The Turkish government has dismissed telephone recordings as fabrications concocted by treasonous adversaries. But United States prosecutors have taken a different view.

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